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Friday, August 16, 2013

SpaceX's 10-story tall Grasshopper Soars High and Flies Sideways!

If you think that Hyperloop is the only thing that Elon Musk has to talk about, then that’s a mistake. There is something more in the kitty of Elon Musk. It is the futuristic transportation pet project that has been progressing at a great pace. What is it? More realistic than the hypothetical project of Elon Musk, SpaceX’s 10-story tall Grasshopper has been showing different traits. But it appears that the Grasshopper nonplussed everyone recently in its flight. It so happened, that the SpaceX's reusable, vertical landing, Grasshopper, made its way to the sideways and marked a milestone flight. Earlier, the rocket had flown to heights to touch the turf of 1,000 feet. What did it do last night that surprised everybody? Well, it launched straight up roughly 800 feet, and listed 300 feet sideways, or laterally. It stood in the mid-air for some time. Then, the rocket landed on its original position. What is the aim? So, its latest maneuver exhibited the potential of a rocket that final

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